September 27, 2012 - 5:58pm
“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony
A year ago, President Obama awarded the awarded the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, in a ceremony at the White House, saying, "Dakota is the kind of guy who gets the job done." Now, Kentucky’s most famous living Marine has written his account of the brutal battle...
November 30, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Nov. 30, 2011
"Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered most state agencies to cut their spending by 2 percent to help balance the state budget for this fiscal year that ends next June 30." [Bluegrass Politics]
September 15, 2011 - 6:58pm
"Sgt. Meyer's unparalleled acts of heroism in the face of near-certain death should humble us all, and we offer our gratitude and honor to him on this special day."
Saying "Dakota is the kind of guy who gets the job done," President Barack Obama today awarded the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, in a ceremony at the White House. The Kentucky hero received this nation’s highest award for valor; in recognition of his...